Transportation & Urban Infrastructure Studies

Transportation & Urban Infrastructure Studies

Spring 2015 Graduating Class

Department Overview

The Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies (TUIS) in the School of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs in transportation. The Department evolved from the Center for Transportation Studies, established in 1981 to offer the M.S. degree in transportation. Since its inception, scores of young men and women have graduated from the transportation program to assume various leadership positions in the public and private sectors. The Department launched its one-of-a-kind undergraduate program, B.S. degree in transportation systems, in 2009; the Post Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in transportation in 2010; and the Ph.D. degree in transportation and urban infrastructure systems in 2014; making it one of the largest transportation programs in the nation with an average enrollment of 104 students in the 2013-2014 academic year. The undergraduate program, B.S. in transportation systems, accredited by the Applied Science Commission of ABET, Inc., enrolled 73 students and graduated six students in Spring 2014.

Department Vision

It is the vision of the Department to be a global leader and one-stop resource center for transportation education and research .

Department Mission

It is the mission of the Department to provide top-notch education/training and research opportunities for a diversified student body poised to tackle the crosscutting transportation issues of the global community.